SNOMED coding and Advanced Searches update

13th Mar 2020

Please ensure that you are running the latest version of PatientChase. This contains the most up to date SNOMED ‘invitation codes’ that PatientChase inserts into patient records.

Read this blog on running the latest version.


Are you using the Advanced Searches feature in PatientChase? If so, read the following. If not, please ignore.

The Advanced Searches report that is run in EMIS and subsequently imported into PatientChase has been updated. To ensure that PatientChase picks up the most up to date ‘review done’ SNOMED codes, you must update the Advanced Searches report in EMIS.

Here’s how:

  1. Delete the existing Advanced Searches report in EMIS.
  2. Import the new Advanced Searches report into EMIS.

This is found here

When the file loads in your internet browser, right click over the screen and click Save As and save the file (without changing the name) onto your PC.

Then in EMIS>Population Reporting click the Import button and select the file you just downloaded. Use this Advanced Searches report from now on. Consider setting a scheduler on it to run daily.

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Dr. Raza Toosy

Dr. Raza Toosy

Raza is a current partner of a GP practice in Wallington, Surrey. He has had a passion for IT for all of his life and obtained an MScIT in Kingston University with Distinction in 2008 whilst still working as a GP. With his knowledge of both medicine and information technology his focus and vision is to create a line of business applications for GP surgeries and has been actively involved in the development of PatientChase and now PatientLeaf since 2005 using the .Net Framework. He's always wanted to improve the way clinicians access and view data to make their lives easier.

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